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Best trails in Whittier

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Looking for a great trail near Whittier, Alaska? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Chugach State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Decision Point State Marine Park or South Esther Island State Marine Park. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Whittier ranging from 2 to 7.1 miles and from 55 to 754 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Whittier
Top trails (5)
#1 - Portage Pass Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
Portage Pass Trail is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Whittier, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and isShow more
#2 - Portage Creek: Trail of Blue Ice
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 8 m
Portage Creek: Trail of Blue Ice is a 7.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Whittier, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#3 - Blackstone Bay Vista
Whittier, Alaska
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 4 h 27 m
Blackstone Bay Vista is a 6.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Whittier, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bestShow more
#4 - Emerald Cove Trail
Whittier, Alaska
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Emerald Cove Trail is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Whittier, Alaska that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used Show more
#5 - Horsetail Falls Trail
Whittier, Alaska
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Horsetail Falls Trail is a 2 mile out and back trail located near Whittier, Alaska that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, Show more